[talk-ph] The Philippines has the 4th largest amount of OSM data in Asia

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Mon May 16 13:05:42 BST 2011


Thanks for this comparison.  Let me just that one other thing I can be
proud of with the Philippine data is the quality, generally speaking,
we have very few obvious errors/bugs.

On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 1:40 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, at least according to the Geofabrik download site for Asia:
> http://download.geofabrik.de/osm/asia/
>
> Ranking by compressed OSM XML file:
> 1. Japan - 720 MB
> 2. China - 69 MB
> 3. India - 54 MB
> 4. Philippines - 34 MB
> 5. Israel/Palestine - 23 MB
>
> Ranking by binary OSM PBF file:
> 1. Japan - 496 MB
> 2. China - 41 MB
> 3. India - 31 MB
> 4. Philippines - 22 MB
> 5. Israel/Palestine - 15 MB
>
> Great work guys! Not bad for a country that has very little data to
> import in the first place (unlike Japan) and with a smallish territory
> (unlike China and India). :-D
>
> How much bigger can we grow? Italy, which has a very similar land area
> to the Philippines, has a compressed OSM XML file size of 433 MB. The
> UK, which has about 1/5 less area than the Philippines, has a
> compressed OSM XML file size of 458 MB. And Germany, which has about
> 1/5 more land area, has a whopping 1.3 GB of compressed OSM XML data!
>
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